Protoform: MAE.1B [PN] Decaying, "off" or "high" (of animal food)

Description: Decaying, "off" or "high" (of animal food)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Uvea Mae Se gâter (poisson, viande) (Rch)
Hawaiian Mae/a Malodorous (of body, vomit, etc.) (Pki)
Marquesas Mae/mae (MQN) Mou (qui tend vers la pourriture); soft (on the verge of rottenness) (Chf)
Samoan Mae Smell of stale meat or fish , stale (of fish) (Prt)
Tahitian Mae Soft or decaying, as fruit over ripe (Dvs)
Tahitian Mae/mae Soft, ripe, as plantains or other fruit; over ripe as fruit; tending to dissolution, as flesh or fish. Avarié (poisson) (Lmt). (Dvs)
Tokelau Mae Dried fish (Sma)
Tongan Mae Smell of partly decayed sea-food (Cwd)

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